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miss out

Translation of miss out in Spanish:

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (leave out) [line/paragraph] saltarse, comerse [colloquial/familiar] I felt I'd been missed out deliberately (British English/inglés británico) sentí que me habían excluido deliberadamente
  • 2verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (fail to profit) don't miss out; reserve your free tickets no se lo pierda, reserve sus entradas gratuitasto miss out on sth I feel I'm missing out on life siento que estoy desaprovechando or desperdiciando mi vida he never misses out on a chance to make money nunca se pierde una oportunidad de hacer dinero humorless people miss out on so much la gente sin sentido del humor no sabe lo que se pierde
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